The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UAT Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Tester
Rank 610 617 619
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 11 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.051% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.054% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 16
Median daily rate £280 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UAT Tester in the job title.

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UAT Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK.

UAT Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 8 £280 -6.66% 1
South East +26 4 £260 -20.00%
Scotland +12 3 - -
Edinburgh +21 2 - -
London +3 2 £425 +41.75%
Oxfordshire - 2 £250 -
Hampshire +19 1 £260 -20.00%
North West +6 1 - -
Manchester -1 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £125 - 1
Winchester - 1 £260 -
Sleaford - 1 £125 -
Oxford - 1 £200 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £125 -

UAT Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, UAT Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring UAT Tester in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) QA
5 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (16.22%) JIRA
6 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Banking
6 5 (13.51%) Retail
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
6 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.81%) Windows
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) Marketing
8 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) Office 365
8 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.11%) System Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.41%) Skype
9 2 (5.41%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Defect Management
9 2 (5.41%) Case Management
9 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
9 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing

UAT Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.70%) Sonata
2 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Equities
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.11%) System Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Case Management
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) ACCA
3 1 (2.70%) CIMA
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) HP
1 2 (5.41%) Lotus
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Guidewire
2 1 (2.70%) Siebel
2 1 (2.70%) Thunderhead
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